Jamaican government to state position on adopting Caribbean Court of Justice as final appellate court

By Latonya Linton, 5 October 2023
Flag of Jamaica (photo credit: Kaufdex via pixabay)
Flag of Jamaica (photo credit: Kaufdex via pixabay)
Prime Minister, the Most. Hon. Andrew Holness, will inform the nation on the Government’s position regarding Jamaica adopting the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as the final appellate court. Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Hon. Marlene Malahoo Forte, said that the Government is paying close attention to matters concerning the final court as well as constitutional reform. “There is and should be no disagreement, that it is unacceptable and untenable, to continue with an arrangement where Jamaicans need a visa to access their final court,” Minister Malahoo Forte said. She was speaking in the House of Representatives on Tuesday (October 3). The Parliamentary Opposition Members of the Constitutional Reform Committee (CRC) have called on the Government to publicly state its position on the CCJ.
Read the full article here: Jamaica Information Service


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